General-elections sentence example

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  • At the general elections of 1881 after the fall of the Ferry cabinet he was returned to the chamber on a programme which included the separation of Church and State, a policy of decentralization, and the imposition of an income-tax.
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  • For elections to the Senate the governors of states, and for general elections of the House of Representatives the governor-general, would cause writs to be issued.
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  • In October 1904, after the September strikes, the Chamber was dissolved, and at the general elections in November a ministerial majority was returned, while the deputies of the Extreme Left (Socialists, Republicans and Radicals) were reduced from 107 to 94, and a few mild clericals elected.
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  • At the general elections of March I9o9, over a score of Clerical deputies were returned, Clericals of a very mild tone who had no thought of the temporal power and were supporters of the monarchy and anti-socialists; where no Clerical candidate was in the field the Catholic voters plumped for the constitutional candidate against all representatives of the Extreme Left.
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  • But he appeared again on the scene in the general elections of 1909, as a Christian Democratic candidate; he was elected, and alone of the Catholic deputies took his seat in the Chamber on the Extreme Left, where all his neighbors were violent anti-clericals.
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  • 3 In the general elections that followed the Liberal party was practically wiped out, its leader, Count Istvan Tisza, retiring into private life.
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  • His attempt to emancipate himself from the control of the coalition at the general elections of Oct.
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  • 30 Skerlecz was made Ban, the illegal decrees of Cuvaj revoked, and general elections ordered - the fifth since 1906.
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  • Defeated in the general elections of September 1889, he was elected again in 1890 by the arrondissement of Auxerre.
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  • Elected deputy by Marseilles in the general elections of 1881, he was at that time the sole representative of the Socialist party in the chambers.
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  • Following the general elections in April for the Ottoman Chamber, in which the Committee of Union and Progress had exhausted every method of corruption and violence to secure the return of their candidates, 30,000 Albanian clansmen, exasperated by "Turkification" and repression, mustered in organized rebellion.
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  • Two general elections and the defeat of four ministries within three years had done nothing to solve the difficulties of the situation.
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  • The administration thus established underwent many changes, but after winning three general elections it was still in power in 1909.
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  • For the first time in the queens reign two general elections occurred within twelve months.
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  • At the general elections of 1885 and 1886 the existence of a strong, united Irish party had exercised a dominating influence.
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  • The Liberal cabinet dissolved the Radical national assembly, and at the general elections used very great pressure to secure a Liberal majority.
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  • He was a candidate at the general elections in 1874; but retired on the eve of the contest in favour of another candidate of his own party.
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  • Towards the close of 1885 the French-Canadian mind was greatly agitated over the execution of Louis Riel, leader of the north-west rebellion, and in consequence of the attitude of Mercier on this question the Liberal minority in the Legislative Assembly, which had been reduced to fifteen, rapidly gained strength, until at the general elections held in October 1886 the province was carried in the Liberal interest.
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  • The amount of money spent at general elections seems a complete anathema to most people.
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  • Tony Blair wins Tony Blair is the first Labor Prime Minister to have won three general elections in a row.
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